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Distribution Records - Botswana (Formerly Bechuanaland )

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Subfamily Species Author year location Collector Habits
DOLICHODERINAE Tapinoma schultzei Forel 1910f Khakhea L Schultze new species, workers
DOLICHODERINAE Technomyrmex foreli Emery 1895h Vrijburg E Simon workers
DORYLINAE Dorylus (Al.) attenuatus Forel 1910f Lobatsi, N of Makeking L Schultze workers (also Arnold, 1915)
DORYLINAE Dorylus (T.) fulvus badius Forel 1910f Severelela-Khakea L Schultze ?
FORMICINAE Anoplolepis custodiens Emery 1895h Vrijburg E Simon workers
FORMICINAE Anoplolepis custodiens Forel 1910f Lehutu-Kang; Khakhea-Kang, Kooa-Sekgoma L Schultze workers
FORMICINAE Anoplolepis steingroeveri Forel 1910f Kooa, Severelela L Schultze workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) fulvopilosus flavopilosus Forel 1910f Kooa L Schultze workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) niveosetosus Forel 1910f Lehututu L Schultze workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmopsamma) mystaceus Forel 1910f Severelela-Khakhea; Kang-Lehututu; Kooa-Sekgoma L Schultze workers
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmosericus) petersii Emery 1895h Vrijburg E Simon worker
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmotrema) grandidieri mendax Forel 1910f Khakhea-Kang L Schultze workers & queen
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmotrema) olivieri patersoni Arnold 1959x Ootsie, nest in ground G Arnold  
FORMICINAE Camponotus (Myrmotrema) troglodytes Forel 1910f Kakhea-Kang; Grootfontein L Schultze; v Erffer queen
FORMICINAE Lepisiota capensis Forel 1910f Kooa; Khakhea-Kang L Schultze workers
FORMICINAE Plagiolepis intermedia Emery 1895h Vrijburg E Simon all forms
FORMICINAE Plagiolepis vanderkelleni tricolor Forel 1910f Kalahari L Schultze workers
FORMICINAE Tapinolepis decolor Forel 1910f Khakea-Kooa L Schultze all forms
FORMICINAE Tapinolepis trimenii Taylor 2005w Okavango delta A Russell-Smith replete ?; grassland; 14.xi.1975
MYRMICINAE Cardiocondyla emeryi Bolton 1982x Shorobe A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Cardiocondyla shuckardi Bolton 1982x Shorobe A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (C.) castanea simia Forel 1910f Chakamakue, Kalahari L Schultze new variety, all forms
MYRMICINAE Crematogaster (Orth.) transvaalensis Emery 1895h Vrijburg E Simon 2 workers
MYRMICINAE Meranoplus glaber Bolton 1981a Maxwee A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Meranoplus magrettii Bolton 1981a Maxwee & Xani Pan A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Meranoplus magrettii simoni Emery 1895h Vrijburg E Simon new variety, holotype worker
MYRMICINAE Meranoplus spininodis Bolton 1981a Kastwe-Damana Pan H Lang workers
MYRMICINAE Messor capensis Bolton 1982x Kuke Pan, Gmodino Pan Vernay-Lang; G U Son workers
MYRMICINAE Messor denticornis Bolton 1982x Ghanzi E S Ross & A R Stephen workers
MYRMICINAE Messor luebberti Bolton 1982x 4 locations G U Son; A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Messor piceus Bolton 1982x Gomodimo Vernay-Lang workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium australe Bolton 1987x Kalahari, Kooa L Schultze workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium damarense Bolton 1987x Serowe P Forchhammer workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium emeryi Bolton 1987x Okavango Delta, Smiti; Serowe A Russel-Smith; P Forchhammer workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium fugelanum Bolton 1987x Maxwee A Russell-Smith new species, workers; from mopane woodland
MYRMICINAE Monomorium junodi Bolton 1987x Xani Pan; Okavango Delta, Smits; Shorobe; Serowe A Russell-Smith; P Forchhammer workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium lene Bolton 1987x Shorobe; Kobies A Russell-Smith; Vernay-Lang workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium opacior Bolton 1987x Okavango Delta, Shorobe A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium oscaris kalahariense Forel 1910f Kooa-Sekegoma, Kalahari L Schultze new variety, workers; two nests in soil
MYRMICINAE Monomorium rabirium Bolton 1987x Okavango Delta, Maxwee A Russell-Smith new species, holotype & 7 paratype workers; grassland sampling; 10.x.1975
MYRMICINAE Monomorium rufulum Bolton 1987x Maxwee A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium setuliferum Bolton 1987x Okavango Delta, Shorobe A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium setuliferum Forel 1910f Khakhea, Kalahari L Schultze new species, workers; nest in sand
MYRMICINAE Monomorium sryetum Bolton 1987x Maxwee A Russell-Smith new species, holotype worker; 11.ii.1976; mopane woodland
MYRMICINAE Monomorium termitarium Forel 1910f Kooa-Sekegoma, Kalahari L Schultze new species, workers
MYRMICINAE Monomorium vaguum Bolton 1987x Maxwee A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Myrmicaria baumi Arnold 1916x Severelela; Khakhea, Khooa Schultze workers
MYRMICINAE Nesomyrmex angulatus Bolton 1982x Maxwee A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Ocymyrmex alacer Bolton 1989x Matops Pan H Lang no details
MYRMICINAE Ocymyrmex barbiger Arnold 1916x Mahalapye G Arnold workers
MYRMICINAE Ocymyrmex flaviventris Bolton 1981b Damara Pan G U Son workers
MYRMICINAE Ocymyrmex fortior Bolton 1981b R Semowane; Kastwe-Damara M C Day; H Lang no details
MYRMICINAE Ocymyrmex hirsutus Forel 1910f Severelela & Khooa L Schultze new species, workers
MYRMICINAE Ocymyrmex picardi Bolton 1981b Okavango Delta; and several A Russell-Smith; others no details
MYRMICINAE Ocymyrmex picardi Forel 1910f Severelela & Khooa L Schultze workers
MYRMICINAE Ocymyrmex picardi carpenteri Donisthorpe 1933b Ngamiland G D H Carpenter holotype queen; ix.1930-1.1931
MYRMICINAE Ocymyrmex sobek Bolton 1981b Smiti; Kabulabula A Russell-Smith; G U Son holotype & 11 paratype workers, mopane woodland, 11.ix.1975; others
MYRMICINAE Ocymyrmex sphinx Bolton 1981b 29 km NE of Kalkfontein; Kuke Pan M C Day; G U Son holotype & 11 paratype workers, 12-13.iv.1972; 19 workers, 26.111.1930
MYRMICINAE Oligomyrmex africanus Forel 1910f Kooa-Sekegoma, Kalahari L Schultze new species, majors
MYRMICINAE Pheidole areniphila Forel 1910a Khakhea, Kalahari L Schultze new species, all forms; nest in sand
MYRMICINAE Pheidole crassinoda Forel 1910f Lehututu L Schultze soldiers, workers & queens; inc. colony under bark of a fallen tree
MYRMICINAE Pheidole schultzei Forel 1910f Kooa-Sekegoma & Kgokong-Kang, Kalahari L Schultze new species, all forms
MYRMICINAE Pyramica (Serra.) simoni Bolton 1983x Okavango, Maxwee A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Strumigenys pretoriae Bolton 1983x Maxwee A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium (X.) angulinode Bolton 1980x Maxwee A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium erectum Emery 1895h Vrijburg E Simon new species, workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium khyarum Bolton 1980x Nkate; Xani Pan Vernay-Lang; A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium mossamedense schlutzei Forel 1910f Kgokong-Kang, Kalahari L Schultze new variety, workers; nest in sand
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium notiale Bolton 1980x Okavango Delta, Maxwee A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium notiale Bolton 1980x Kalahari, Gomodimo Vernay-Lang workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium oculatum Bolton 1980x Okavango Delta, Maxwee A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium quadrispinosum Bolton 1980x Okavango Delta, Shorobe A Russell-Smith workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium sericeiventre Bolton 1980x Shorobe; Maitangwe A Russell-Smith; Vernay-Lang workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium setuliferum Emery 1895h Vrijburg E Simon new species, workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium setuliferum Forel 1910f Khakea, Severelela, Kkooa-Sekgoma L Schultze workers & queen
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium setuliferum Bolton 1980x Sevrelela; Nkate; Kuke Pan L Schultze; Verney-Lang; H Lang workers
MYRMICINAE Tetramorium subcoecum Bolton 1980x Maxwee A Russell-Smith workers
PONERINAE Leptogenys intermedia Bolton 1975a Malepi Stream; Mamathes G Arnold; C Jacot-Guillarmodi workers
PONERINAE Leptogenys maxillosa cribrarta Emery 1895h Vrijburg E Simon new variety, workers
PONERINAE Pachycondyla (Meso.) caffraria Wheeler 1922xr Serui Dixey & Longstaff ?
PONERINAE Platythyrea lamellosa Forel 1910f Kooa-Sekgoma L Schultze workers
PONERINAE Plectroctena mandibularis Bolton 1974b Ghanzi J Maurice workers
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE Tetraponera ambigua Emery 1895h Makapan E Simon new species, holotype worker; 1 queen
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE Tetraponera penzigi Arnold 1916x Lehututu, Kalahari L Schultze workers
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